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Monday, March 30, 2015

Will India Lease Another Russian Nuclear Submarine?

Akula II Class (RS Nerpa - INS Chakra)In December 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to India, traditionally a major consumer of Russia-made military equipment.

In New Delhi, Putin met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the two pledged to deepen their defense ties.

During that visit, Russia’s trade minister, Denis Manturov, hinted that Moscow would eagerly lease a nuclear submarine to India if there was interest: “If India decides to have more contracts to lease nuclear submarines, we are ready to supply,” he noted.

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